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Budget items

Expense types

  • Artist or collection professional salary, wages and fees. Any: salaries, wages and/or fees specifically paid to artists, arts workers, creative personnel and collection professionals. For example, an artist may be a visual artist, performer, editor, dramaturg or stage manager. You should include one line item for each artist. Under description include details of rates of pay (for example: lighting designer, 5 hours at $55 per hour). You should also include superannuation and any other applicable on-costs in these figures.
  • Other salaries, wages and fees. Any: salaries, wages and/or fees specifically paid to non-creative or non-collection personnel. For example, you may be paying an administrator, gallery sitter or graphic designer. Include details of hours and rates of pay under description. You should include superannuation and any other applicable on-costs in these figures.
  • Project and production costs. This is the cost of delivering your activity. For example, you may have costs for venue hire, materials, preservation materials, equipment hire, printing of exhibition panels or freight.
  • Travel and accommodation costs. Any costs related to transport, or travelling. This may include petrol and mileage, taxis, fares, hotel accommodation and travel allowances (also known as per diems).
  • Marketing and promotional costs. The cost of promoting your activity. For example you may include costs such as design, printing and distribution of brochures, posters and catalogues.
  • Administrative costs. Costs associated with administration of your activity, but not including salaries. For example, this may include bank charges, electricity, insurance or internet.

Income types

  • Income generated from this activity. This may include catalogue sales, ticket sales, merchandise or sell-off fees for a performance.
  • Philanthropy, fundraising and sponsorship. This may include donations, raffles, cash sponsorship or any support from people or organisations (excluding government) for your activity.
  • Own contribution to the activity. If you are using your own cash to support the activity or providing something for free that you personally paid cash for, please use this line item. For example, you may have bought materials specifically for the activity or may use your private phone but do not plan to charge the call costs back to the activity.
  • Australia Council grant. Funds from the Australia Council for the Arts. Please include the program in the description and notification date if funding is not yet confirmed.
  • Commonwealth Government funding. Any funding from the Commonwealth Government (excluding Australia Council funding). Please include the program in the description and notification date if funding is not yet confirmed.
  • Other state or territory funding. Any state government funding, other than Arts Tasmania funding. Please include the state and program in the description and notification date if funding is not yet confirmed.
  • Local Government funding. Funding from your council. Please include the council name and  program name in the description and notification date if funding is not yet confirmed.
  • Other income. Use this item and provide a description for support not covered by other items. For example, this item may be used for interest, membership fees, service fees, venue hire or funding from another country.
  • None – there is no income. Use this item where you are not expecting any direct income during the Arts Tasmania funded activity. For example, if you are applying for a creative development of a work, you may earn income at a later date but not have any income during the development stage.